It struck me that there are few things more entertaining than toys. The Ravens upsetting the 49ers would be one; a new Bentley Continental GT Speed would be another; a date with Salma Hayak would be good; and, … OK, there are a lot of things more entertaining than toys. For sales people, toys often mean those promotional items we hand out a conventions and trade shows and c … [Read more...] about Toys?
Dilbert is everywhere. According to Wikipedia, the almost 9,000 strips to date have been published in 25 languages in 65 countries in nearly 2,000 newspapers around the world. It’s coming up on its 24th anniversary in April. There are 39 book compilations of the strips and 6 business books. If Dilbert and Oprah get together, they’ll own the world. Here is an incomplete com … [Read more...] about Everything Dilbert
It’s only fitting that since I ranted yesterday about hating forecasting that I should now point to someone ranting about loving sales. Ranting may be the wrong word. Maybe jesting. No, too weak. Okay, satirizing. It’s a funny article from The Onion, and yet I didn’t actually laugh so much as reflect, even brood a little. You see, it’s just a bit too close to being real. I ca … [Read more...] about The Joy of Sales